RIF Ex-Dividend Reminder - 12/17/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/17/14, Rmr Real Estate Income Fund Benefi (RIF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.33, payable on 12/31/14. As a percentage of RIF's recent stock price of $20.82, this dividend works out to approximately 1.59%, so look for shares of Rmr Real Estate Income Fund Benefi to trade 1.59% lower — all else being equal — when RIF shares open for trading on 12/17/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RIF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.33 declared by Rmr Real Estate Income Fund Benefi:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from RIF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 6.34% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of RIF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Rmr Real Estate Income Fund Benefi 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, RIF's low point in its 52 week range is $16.42 per share, with $21.25 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $20.82.

In Monday trading, Rmr Real Estate Income Fund Benefi shares are currently off about 0.7% on the day.

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